2018 National History Day: Conflict & Compromise in History
Topics and Resources for NHD 2018:
Japanese American Internment: explore Protestant responses to the forced relocation and internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
- Image collection on Pearl, "Relocation of Japanese Americans during the Second World War"
- "Keeping Silence: Executive Order 9066 at 75," PHS blog post, Feb. 16, 2017
- Guide to the Federal Council of Churches Records (Collection at PHS)
- FCC Committee on Resettlement of Japanese-Americans, The Concern of the Church for Christian and Democratic Treatment of Japanese-Americans (Book at PHS, PAM D 769.8 .A6 F4 1944)
The Delta Ministry: explore the Civil Rights movement through the lens of the Delta Ministry, a program led by the National Council of Churches to support the Black freedom struggle in Mississippi.
- Video on Pearl, "We Mean to Stay: The Delta Ministry in Mississippi"
- Image collection on Pearl, "Delta Ministry"
- PHS online exhibit, "Presbyterians and the Civil Rights Movement"
- Mark Newman, Divine Agitators: The Delta Ministry and Civil Rights in Mississippi (Book at PHS, E 185.93.M6 N49 2004)
The Colonization Movement: explore the colonization movement and its place in the range of responses to the system of slavery in the United States.
- American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States, First Annual Report (Book at PHS, SM40 Am35 c.2, ebook at HathiTrust)
- The African Repository and Colonial Journal (Book at PHS, E 448 .A25; ebook at HathiTrust)
- William Lloyd Garrison, Thoughts on African colonization, or, An impartial exhibition of the doctrines, principles and purposes of the American Colonization Society... Parts 1 and 2 (Book at PHS, PAM E 448 .G37 1832 [part 1], PAM E 448 .G24 1832 [part 2]; ebook at HathiTrust)
- Calvin Colton, Colonization and Abolition Contrasted (Book at PHS, PAM E 448 .C6 1800 ; ebook at HathiTrust)
- Mathew Carey, Letters on the Colonization Society : with a view of its probable results under the following heads ... (Book at PHS, E 448 .C27 1832b; ebook at HathiTrust)
- Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia entry on the Colonization Movement (includes links to selected primary sources)
Shall Women Preach?: explore the struggle of Presbyterian women to take their place among those ordained to the ministry.
- Newspaper clipping on Pearl, "First Woman Minister [Margaret Towner]"
- Living History video interview of Susan Andrews
- Journal of Presbyterian History Fall/Winter 2005 special issue on women's ordination (Printed journal available at PHS; digital version available through JSTOR)
- Patricia Lloyd-Sidle, Celebrating Our Call: Ordination Stories of Presbyterian Women (Book at PHS, WESTPR 2006-9)
- Karen V. Brown and Phyllis M. Fendon, compilers, African American Presbyterian Clergywomen: The First Twenty-Five Years (Book at PHS, BX 8946 .A35 A34 2001)
- Louisa M. Woosley, Shall Woman Preach? (Book at PHS, BV 676 .W66 1891; ebook at Internet Archive)
The Philadelphia Riots of 1844: explore the explosive conflict between the "native" Protestant residents of Philadelpha and the city's Irish Catholic immigrants.
- A Full and Complete Account of the Late Awful Riots in Philadelphia (Book at PHS, F 158.44 .F95 1844; ebook at HathiTrust)
- John Hancock Lee, The Origin and Progress of the American Party in Politics; Embracing a Complete History of the Philadelphia Riots... (Book at PHS, JK 2341 .A6 L4 1855; ebook at HathiTrust)
- "Origin and Cause of the Great Riot in Philadelphia" (Document at PHS, ML 67.3 Or4; digital version at Historical Society of Pennsylvania)
- Catholic Lay Citizens, Address of the Catholic Lay Citizens, of the city and county of Philadelphia... in regard to the causes of the late riots... (Book at PHS, PAM LC 113 .P5 A3 1844)
- Philadelphia Riots collection at Villanova University's Digital Library